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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Psychology, Department

Fakultät für Psychologie

  • Universitätsstraße 150/Gebäude GAFO 04/262
  • 44780 Bochum
  • Phone: +49 234 322-4606
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,420 *
Number of master degree students 350

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 93.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's 89.8 %

International orientation

International orientation 3/9 points
International orientation master's 2/9 Points
Outgoing students 0.0 %


Publications per academic 5.7
Citations per publication 3.7
Third party funds per academic 147.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.6

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 3.0
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The faculty offers students broad, subject-specific, expert training using various teaching formats. There are opportunities for specific specialisation (particularly in: Business Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Clinical Psychology (adults, children and young people)). Teaching is closely linked with current research and independent research projects. Students learn to work and generate knowledge independently and to describe, reflect on and evaluate tasks and issues systematically.
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  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Faculty of Psychology has outstanding international links. Erasmus agreements have been concluded with 11 universities. The students are encouraged to complete a semester or work placement abroad. There is also a joint degree programme with the University of Istanbul and a German-French doctorate agreement (cotutelles) with the University of Marseille. With its Master of Cognitive Science, the faculty offers another interdisciplinary degree course taught in English. The faculty is also involved in the International Graduate School of Neuroscience.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Italien-Università degli Studi di Padova; Italien-Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza'; Niederlande-Universiteit Twente; Schweiz-Université de Fribourg; Slowakei-Univerzita Komenskeho v Bratislave; Slowenien-Univerza v Ljubljani; Spanien-Universidad de Salamanca; Spanien-Universitat de les Illes Balears; Türkei-Ege Üniversitesi; Türkei-Istanbul Aydin University
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The faculty has a large number of excellently equipped laboratories (EEG systems, eye-tracking systems, genetic analysis devices, electrophysiology, virtual reality etc.) as well as sufficient assessment and therapy rooms. The technical equipment is state-of-the-art. The faculty has its own well-equipped departmental library. It is possible to access all relevant journals (electronically). The faculty also has its own workshop, which designs and produces mechanical and electronic investigation devices.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The faculty is host to Leibniz Prize winner Prof. Dr. Drs. Onur Güntürkün and a Humboldt Professorship, Prof. Dr. Jürgen Margraf. All Chairs have high-quality research projects (Collaborative Research Centre of the German Research Foundation (DFG), DFG Re
  • Website with further information on research activities
  • Other special features
    The faculty is also characterised by other structure-related collaborations, research projects and awards: Collaborative Research Centre (DFG) "Integration and Representation of Sensory Processes"; Humboldt Professorship Prof. Jürgen Margraf; Leibniz Prize winner Prof. Dr. Drs. Onur Güntürkün; Research Unit (DFG) "Extinction Learning: Behavioural, Neural and Clinical Mechanisms"; International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Research Department of Neuroscience, Centre for Psychotherapy, university outpatient clinic; Priority Programme (DFG) "Intentional Forgetting" and similar
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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